Cost of living and prices in South Korea, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc 🇰🇷 Updated Nov 2021

South Korea is country located in Eastern Asia. Bordered by . South Korea covers an area of 98,480 square kilometres. South Korea has a population of 48,422,644 and a population density of 491.7 people per square kilometre. The official language of South Korea is Korean. South Korea gross domestic product (GDP) is $1,198,000,000,000. GDP per capita is $ 24740. The currency in South Korea is South Korean won. Top level domains in South Korea: .kr

Cost of Living Estimate in South Korea

Total cost of living in South Korea for two person with average consumption for one month will be 1158.24 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in South Korea

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
6.06 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
34.70 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
5.21 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
2.60 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
4.34 $
Cappuccino
3.80 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.37 $

Markets prices

Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.68 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
2.07 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
2.32 $
White Rice, 1 kg
3.59 $
Eggs, 12 pack
2.87 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
14.36 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
7.98 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
21.14 $
Apples, 1 kg
5.72 $
Banana, 1 kg
3.59 $
Oranges, 1 kg
5.24 $
Tomato, 1 kg
4.83 $
Potato, 1 kg
3.02 $
Onion, 1 kg
2.48 $
Lettuce, 1 head
2.06 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
1.04 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
16.39 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
1.78 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
3.02 $
Pack of Cigarettes
3.90 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
1.09 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
47.70 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
2.60 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
0.86 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
9.05 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
1.31 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
26,799.41 $
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
23,364.31 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
138.72 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.14 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
21.71 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
54.31 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
11.48 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
8.67 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
2,187.49 $

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
477.01 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
20,660.89 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
68.88 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
37.87 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
86.30 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
116.46 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
566.74 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
360.75 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
1,328.02 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
852.92 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
7,658.45 $
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
4,758.04 $